Assistant Professor, Judicial Politics - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track appointment in American politics, with a specialization in judicial politics, beginning August 2014. We are particularly interested in candidates with a research agenda exploring litigation and judicial hierarchy. Practical experience in the legal field is desirable. The appointment is at the level of Assistant Professor; PhD in Political Science required by August 2014. Candidates will teach courses in American constitutional law, civil liberties, judicial politics, and research methods, along with other graduate and undergraduate courses in American politics and institutions. The teaching load is 2/2.

The Department offers BA, MA, and MPA degrees. The department also collaborates with a variety of other programs throughout the university such as the Honors program, Women's Studies, and American Studies.

All applications must be made online at, and must include a curriculum vitae; a cover letter that includes research plans, teaching interests and/or experience; and a statement of teaching philosophy. Graduate transcripts, a writing sample, recent teaching evaluations, syllabi, and three current letters of recommendation should be sent by post to: Dr. Jason Windett, Department of Political Science, Saint Louis University, 3750 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108. For questions about the position, please contact Jason Windett,, 314-977-3622, or call the department office, 314-977-3035.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and application from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Political Science
  • Assistant Professor, Judicial Politics
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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